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Director of Planning

THANK YOU FOR TAKING THE TIME TO VISIT THIS WEBSITE AND FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THIS EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITY. I HOPE THAT YOU FIND THE INFORMATION HERE USEFUL IN MAKING YOUR APPLICATION.

I am looking forward to working closely with our new Director of Planning to deliver the very best for the people of Uttlesford – ensuring we achieve the right balance between managing local growth and development effectively, while ensuring effective stewardship of the character and heritage of our district that make us such a great place to live. The delivery of the Local Plan and the routine operation of our development management function will be vital to this – establishing the policy framework that will ensure a consistent and planned approach to development in our district and supports our targets for new and appropriate housing development in a manner that is sympathetic to our environment.

It’s a complex and nuanced brief, that requires someone with assured professional expertise, supported by the personal skills to advise, broker and influence in a variety of settings. For the right person, it’s an ideal platform on which to demonstrate your credentials.

The council has engaged Solace in Business to support this recruitment process. I encourage you to contact them on 020 7976 3311 to discuss the role in more detail.

Peter Holt
Chief Executive

 

Peter Holt